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In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, we report on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Brian Sims and Tammy Baldwin, and their work to advance the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Learn about legislation related to same-sex marriage, adoption, and other issues in gay politics that will impact the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans.

It's a complete 180º for Georgia's former attorney general — a man who almost single-handedly stopped LGBT advances in their tracks.

6:59 PM

A so-called 'license to discriminate' bill has died in Arkansas, but similar ones remain pending in numerous other states.

6:12 PM

A major Alaskan tribal organization just welcomed marriage equality into its laws — but they aren't alone.

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New Hampshire Republicans oppose protections for businessman Dan Innis's family but apparently support his fiscal policies.

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Conway, Ark., became the state's second LGBT-affirming city Tuesday, but the fate of the town's nondiscrimination policy is uncertain in the wake of a statewide antigay law approved the same day.

February 25 2015 2:49 PM

Once interns move their way up the ladder to become executive directors, who steps in to follow?

February 25 2015 8:00 AM

A lesbian couple struggled for years to stay together, when the laws only worked to keep them apart.

February 25 2015 8:00 AM